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Attic Condensation or Roof Leak? What You Need to Know

Posted on: 03/14/16

While a leaking roof can be a major headache for homeowners, all too often wetness problems are something much more sinister: attic condensation. Left unattended, roof leaks can do extensive damage to the interior of your home. They can damage ceilings and attics, lead to mold and mildew issues, and compromised structural integrity. And yet, […]


Fascia Boards, Soffits and Why They’re Important

Posted on: 03/7/16

Along with roofing shingles, flashing, and gutters, soffits and fascia boards are two of the most important components of your roof’s anatomy. The planks fitted to the underside of your home’s overhanging eaves are called soffits. Most often, they are constructed of vinyl and contain small openings that allow your attic to breathe. Stagnant heat […]


Your Year-Round Home Maintenance Checklist

Posted on: 03/7/16

Home maintenance is crucial for preserving the life of your home. Not only does regular maintenance help keep you and your family comfortable, safe and secure, it also prevents you from having to spend excessively on projects that have been put off for too long. Here’s a year-round home maintenance checklist identifying what should be […]


Finding the Best Roof Type for Your Home

Posted on: 09/11/15

Choosing the right roofing materials can make or break the exterior of your home. The type of shingle that is best suited for your home can depend on various circumstances — as they say in real estate “Location, location, location!” Temperature change and the frequency of precipitation are just two qualities that influence the type […]


A Handy End-of-Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

Posted on: 08/10/15

Every season can take a toll on your home’s exterior, but the summer heat can be particularly destructive. When the dog days of summer give way to the cool breeze of fall, be sure to take some time to give your property a once-over and make the necessary repairs as needed. Here’s a handy checklist […]